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  • Dancers mock UK's Cameron over 'artful tax dodgers'

    Dancers mock UK's Cameron over 'artful tax dodgers'

    A group of actors performed a song from the hit musical "Oliver" to mock British Prime Minister David Cameron, outside the venue of an anti-corruption summit in London yesterday. The group sang "Pick a Pocket or Two" from the musical, based on...

  • Joan Rivers' daughter settles lawsuit against clinic which treated her mother

    Joan Rivers' daughter settles lawsuit against clinic which treated her mother

    The family of comedian Joan Rivers has settled a lawsuit against the medical clinic which treated her shortly before her death. The 81-year-old died days after undergoing a routine endoscopy at Yorkville Endoscopy in New York. Her daughter,...

  • Malta's historical buildings become battleground in Assassin's Creed

    Malta's historical buildings become battleground in Assassin's Creed

    Leaps from roof to roof, acrobatic combats and skilled sword fights embellish Malta's stunning landscape in Assassin's Creed, a film adaptation of the digital game, due to be released in December. The film, which stars Oscar nominee Michael...

  • Mdina on front cover of The Hollywood Reporter

    Mdina on front cover of The Hollywood Reporter

    A photo of Mdina is gracing the front cover of The Hollywood Reporter, one of the most influential magazines in the film industry and which is this week focusing on the Cannes Film Festival. The Malta Film Commission said this morning that it was...

  • Top BBC stars 'will have to reveal salaries under reform plans'

    Top BBC stars 'will have to reveal salaries under reform plans'

    Top BBC stars including Chris Evans, Gary Lineker and Graham Norton will reportedly be forced to declare how much they earn under plans outlined in the Government's White Paper on the future of the broadcaster. The change will mean that top talent...

  • Depp recalls ‘nice’ police in 1999 arrest

    Depp recalls ‘nice’ police in 1999 arrest

    Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp thanked the London policemen who once arrested him as he arrived in the capital at the premiere of his latest film. Depp, 52, prompted screams from the crowd as he walked on to the red carpet for the screening of...

  • Emma Watson offshore company named in latest Panama Papers

    Emma Watson offshore company named in latest Panama Papers

    Emma Watson set up an offshore company named in the latest leak of the Panama Papers. The entity in the British Virgin Islands was established by the Harry Potter star to help protect her privacy and not for tax reasons, a spokesman said. It is...

  • Move over kale, there's a new top veg in town

    Move over kale, there's a new top veg in town

    Cauliflower is about to become the new kale, according to something I read online. And that's just fine with me, because I have grown awfully tired of kale. When a vegetable becomes nothing but a raw garnish, as kale has, a limp and lifeless...

  • Angry Birds Celebrates The Opening Of The Cannes Film Festival

    Angry Birds Celebrates The Opening Of The Cannes Film Festival

    On the eve of the 69th Cannes Film Festival, members of the international cast from “The Angry Birds Movie” were in Cannes celebrating the opening of the film festival with an exciting and colourful Photo Call as the film launches in cinemas...

  • US fan videos study could help develop emotion-led playlists

    US fan videos study could help develop emotion-led playlists

    A study of home-made videos by U2 fans could help online music providers use emotions to better suggest and personalise playlists. The Irish band invited fans to create their own videos for Song For Someone, from U2's 2014 album Songs Of...

  • Violence in hi-tech visual world

    Violence in hi-tech visual world

    MADC paints Blue Box yellow with Image of an Unknown Young Woman, a play that tackles social media and in which perception plays a crucial role TheatreImage of an Unknown Young WomanBlue Box, MSpace, Msida The power of social media and the...

  • This week at the cinema

    This week at the cinema

    Bastille Day (2016)Genre: ActionCertification: 15Duration: 92 minutesDirected by: James WatkinsStarring: Idris Elba, Richard, Madden, Charlotte Le Bon, Anatol Yusef, Kelly Reilly, José GarciaKRS Releasing Ltd The action film, directed by...

  • Cannes on high alert

    Cannes on high alert

    Security at the Cannes film festival, which opens today, will be intense as France is still facing a high risk of attack, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said. With 45,000 people expected to visit the May 11-22 event, French authorities...

  • X-Men star calls for more ‘strong, black, female roles’

    X-Men star calls for more ‘strong, black, female roles’

    X-Men star Alexandra Shipp has said there are not enough “strong powerful, black female roles” in Hollywood. The actress, 24, said she relished the chance to get to play the fiery young mutant Storm in the latest film. Speaking at the global fan...

  • Justin Timberlake to perform at Eurovision finale

    Justin Timberlake to perform at Eurovision finale

    Singer Justin Timberlake will add some global superstar power to the Eurovision Song Contest finale. It is the first time in the history of the contest that a performer of global stature has taken to the stage to perform in a non competing role,...

  • Prosecutors mull charging Sir Cliff Richard with sex abuse

    Prosecutors mull charging Sir Cliff Richard with sex abuse

    Prosecutors are considering whether to bring charges against veteran entertainer Sir Cliff Richard over alleged historical sex abuse.The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said that it will "carefully consider" the file of evidence passed on by South...

  • Actress optimistic about extradition of Mexican drug lord El Chapo

    Actress optimistic about extradition of Mexican drug lord El Chapo

    An actress holding the rights to make a movie about Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has welcomed the latest step towards his intended extradition to the US. Kate del Castillo said: "Today's news that El Chapo may be extradited to the...

  • X-Men star Alexandra Shipp calls for more 'strong, black, female roles'

    X-Men star Alexandra Shipp calls for more 'strong, black, female roles'

    X-Men star Alexandra Shipp has said there are not enough "strong powerful, black female roles" in Hollywood. The actress, 24, said she relished the chance to get to play the fiery young mutant Storm in the latest film. Speaking at the global fan...

  • Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne may be splitting up

    Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne may be splitting up

    Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne may be splitting up after more than 33 years of marriage. A spokesman for the couple said: "At this time Ozzy is not at the marital home." The Black Sabbath frontman, 67, has fought a public battle with drug and alcohol...

  • Wolf Hall wins big at UK's Baftas

    Wolf Hall wins big at UK's Baftas

    BBC Two's period drama Wolf Hall was one of the big winners at this year's British Academy Television Awards.The popular series, directed by Peter Kosminsky, was named best drama, and actor Mark Rylance took home the coveted leading actor...